Tuesday, 9 October 2007

Hotel and Inn Review: Hotel Alejandro (Tacloban City, Leyte)

Date of Stay: October 9-10, 2007

RATING (Scale of 1 to 10)
Location: *******
Rooms: *****
Condition and Cleanliness: ******
Staff Performance: ******
Room Comfort: ******
Food and Beverage: ********
Other Amenities: *******
Value for Money: ******

Hotel Alejandro

De luxe room
This 2-storey, standard-class hotel, built in 1932, was formerly the residence of the late Dr. Alejandro Montejo (after whom the hotel was named).  During World War II, it was occupied by the Japanese Imperial Army and later, during the liberation, by American war correspondents.  

The hotel has 20 airconditioned de luxe rooms with bath, cable TV, IDD/NDD phone, work desk and minibar.  The hotel also has 2 executive suites and 30 standard rooms (PhP1,100-1,765).  
World War II Museum

View of city from roof deck
The hotel's ground floor coffee shop, CafĂ© Teresa, offers American, Spanish and Filipino dishes and has a 50-pax function room and wi-fi internet access.  

The hotel also has a 250-pax banquet hall (Commonwealth Hall) and the fourth floor, 40-pax function room (Liberation Room).   

The 200-pax roof deck terrace has a lap pool, a poolside bar and cafe and a great view of the city.  The hotel also has a computer room and souvenir shop.
One of the hotel's attractions is its World War II Museum which displays 450 original photographs of the October 1944 Leyte Landing and Gen. Douglas MacArthur.   
Hotel Alejandro: P. Paterno St., Tacloban City, Leyte. Tel: 321-7033, 523-7873, 321-7677, 321-7688 and 321-7509-10.  Fax: 523-7872. E-mail: hotelalejandro@globelines.com.ph.  Website: www.alejandro.tacloban.biz

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